Man threatens to jump off Casablanca roof Pleasureland Southport
Police cordoned off Kingsway and the Esplanade, Southport, at about 8:15pm tonight (Wednesday 2nd July 2014) when a man threatened to throw himself off the top of the building.
ABOVE: Police ask members of the public to keep a good distance away.
The man was discovered standing on top of the building at about 8:15pm.
Southport Police, fire-fighters, and paramedics were called to the scene at 8:30pm and closed off the road.
A police negotiator was seen talking with the man on the roof for over an hour.
The man eventually climbed down into the arms of the police officer.
The man was seen to hug the police office once he was on the ground.
The man was led to safety into a waiting vehicle with blacked out windows.
Fire-fighters, paramedics were stationed on Morrison’s petrol station on standby throughout the incident.
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